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spirit and giant american heart. here's david muir. >> go, dude, you're on a blast off. >> reporter: and with that, he was off. stephan wampler, of california, a husband and a father of two, has cerebral palsy. on sunday, he left his wheelchair to begin the climb of his life. >> how's it going, man? >> long day. seven hours climbing. >> reporter: steve is aiming to become the first person with cerebral palsy to climb the famed el capitan in yosemite national park. he trained for more than a year. each draining pull of that rope bringing him five inches closer to the top. but it is a towering challenge. el capitan is in not one empire state building, but two. >> that sun today was brutal. holy crap. >> reporter: and today, suspended more than 1,000 feet above ground, we called him. hello, steve? it's david muir in new york. how are you? >> good, and you? >> reporter: i hear you're just kind of hanging out? >> kind of, if you want to call it that. >> reporter: he's been climbing and sleeping for three days now. another 650 feet? so, you're almost halfway there. >> yes. >> reporter: an
>>> good morning, america. i'm juju chang. >> and i'm david muir. it is monday, september 6th. on this labor day, new details coming in this morning of the president's new plan to stimulate the economy and create jobs. the president feeling the heat and so are the democrats. will they lose their jobs in november if they can't turn it around? >>> and new fees as the controversy heats up will mosques across america become places of terror with the anniversary of fledge? >>> and this morning, a remarkable meeting as a daughter meets the father she never knew. >>> and many thing with kanye from this infamous moment from the mtv music awards. now, he's telling everyone how sorry he is. we'll tell you how he kind of makes peace with the young superstar. >>> a lot of apologies on this broadcast. it could be about the power of forgiveness on this show, i think. but a lot of people questioning the timing of kanye's apologies. could it be the vmas are coming up next week? happy labor day to all of you. obviously, george and robin taking a long weekend. david muir and i are here to spend
. you see, this climber has cerebral palsy. here's david muir. >> let's go, dude. you're all -- >> reporter: and with that he was off. stephen wampler of california, husband and father of two, has cerebral palsy. and on sunday he left his wheelchair to begin the climb of his life. >> steve, how's it going, man? >> long day. seven hours climbing. >> reporter: steve is aiming to become the first person with cerebral palsy to climb the famed el capitan in yosemite national park. he trained for more than a year. each draining pull of that rope bringing him five inches closer to the top. but it is a towering challenge. el capitan is not just one empire state building but two. >> the sun today is brutal. holy crap. >> reporter: and today, suspended more than 1,000 feet above ground, we called him. hello, steve? hey, it's david muir in new york. how are you? >> good. and you? >> reporter: i guess you're just kind of hanging out. >> if you want to call it that. >> reporter: he's been climbing and sleeping on capitan for three days now. >> another 650 feet. so you're
wrestling with the question about this modern media nation. and so we asked david muir to take another look at whether all this attention just encouraging incendiary approaches. >> reporter: so many of you have e-mailed us, asking, why have we paid so much attention to this lone pastor in florida. not just the media but the white house, cabinet secretaries and american general. the media needs step off, wrote one of you. they are blowing this whole thing up and giving this nut bag in florida his moment of fame. even worse, some argue, it encourages others. >> it's really disturbing to think of what other copy cat stunts we are going to be encouraging by having the secretary of defense call him, have general petraeus insert himself into this. the commander in chief discussing what he should do or not do. >> reporter: in fact, there have already been copy cat threats in kansas, wyoming, tennessee. but ignoring the story, and the pastor's rhetoric, others a s a, would have been impossible. especially when you see how quickly it spread in this internet age, starting with a posting with his inte
. and telling us, late today, she must have had a brain freeze. what happened? here's david muir. >> reporter: governor brewer signed the toughest immigration bill in the land. >> it's a good bill. we cannot afford all this illegal immigration and everything that comes with it. the kidnappings and the extortion and the be headings. >> which beheadings in arizona -- >> our law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert, either buried or just lying out there, that have been beheaded. >> reporter: now up for election, last night, the first televised debate, and during her opening remarks. >> we have done everything that we could possibly do. >> reporter: the debate then turns contentious, when one of her opponents asks about the beheadings. >> i call upon you today to say that was a false statement. >> and, you know, terry, i will call you out. >> reporter: she did not address it. and afterward -- >> please answer the question about the headless bodies. do you still believe that? come on, governor. >> okay, thank you all. >> governor -- >> reporter: the night was over. david muir, abc
-illegal immigration bill. >> brewer also made headlines this week, but for another reason. as david muir reports it was her loss of words. >> reporter: governor brewer signed the toughest immigration bill in the land. >> it as good bill. we cannot afford all this illegal immigration and everything that comes with it. the kidnappings and extortion and beheadings. >> which beheadings in arizona are you referring to? >> our law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert, either buried or just lying out there, that have been beheaded. >> reporter: now up for election, the first televised debate. during her opening remarks -- >> we have done everything that we could possibly do -- >> reporter: dat bate then turned contentious. one of her opponents asks about those beheadings. >> i call upon you today to say that there are no beheadings, that was a false statement. >> and you know, terry, i will call you out -- >> reporter: she did not address it. afterward -- >> please answer the question. about the headless bodies. do you still believe that? come on, governor. >> okay, thank you. >> report
. david muir has been looking at what these numbers really mean. david? >> reporter: diane, 1 in 7 is really something. these new numbers offer a stunning portrait how many american families have watched as the middle class has slipped from their reach. it is the largest number of americans living in poverty, since they began keeping track 50 years ago. an increase of 4-in one year. >> people that used to be solidly middle class who are now looking over that cliff into the abyss. >> reporter: the government puts the poverty line at just under $22,000 a year for a family of four. today, we learned with the recession stealing jobs, the number of americans without health insurance has climbed to nearly 51 million. 4.4 million in just a year. and today, the rescue mission in los angeles told us they're seeing it. tents set up for families in the back of their chapel. this is one of those tents. a family of four will sleep here at night. the number has multiplied from a half dozen a year ago to nearly 60 today. more than one-third of those in poverty are children. we could not forget th
david muir, returning home to syracuse, new york. ron claiborne, to oakland. bill weir to milwaukee. and we are going to go all over the country to hear from people about the great ideas they have come up with to revitalize their hometowns. and we want to hear about what's happening in your hometown that is working. head to abcnews.com/worldnews. send us your information for help and hope for families in this economy. we hope to see you for that next week, and hope to see you again tomorrow night for "world news." until then, good night. america runs on dunkin', with three freshly baked bagel twists for only $3, like our delicious new tomato basil or sweet chocolate chip, so grab three for 3 today. [ ding! ] captioned by closed captioning services, inc. this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants-- a sportswriter from winston-salem, north carolina... a police officer from arlington, virginia...
may have seen david muir taking you to his hometown of syracuse to see how factory workers are retraining and getting jobs. well, tonight, we are off to louisville, kentucky, and some of the places and people i love. in memory, home is my first bike, playing dress-up on the front lawn. and a street called sterling road that still seems like a blueprint for norman rockwell painting. there was a story, my dad, and other world war ii veterans, got loans to build houses here together. adding the methodist church at the end of our road. and this was our house. once, when the owners let me wander through, i found upstairs, our old wallpaper. >> it is the same? >> reporter: absolutely our wallpaper. i remember the little flowers. and on the door to the attic? diane, 5'8". back then, the average income was $5,300. unemployment, 5.5%. we different have a lot, but it felt so secure. fla flashforward to louisville today. unemployment, 9.7%. 63,000 people still looking for work tonight. big lines just to get an application. >> i was just speaking to people in line. some of them don't h
's ever had. >>> i'm david muir. that is "world news" for this monday night. diane sawyer is right back here in the chair tomorrow night. good night.
's ever had. i'm david muir. that is "world news" for this monday night. diane sawyer is right back here in the chair tomorrow night. good night. >>> tonight at 6:00... a man infamous for climbing skyscrapers scales san francisco high rise and is promptly arrested. >> the race for governor heats up today. candidate jerry brown releases a television ad and tries to drum up union support. >> also, something new for sports fans. the first game of its kind broadcast in 3 d and a northern california farm doing booming business as tourist attractions. >> good evening, an incredible thing to watch in san francisco this afternoon aichl man scaling a 60 story skyscraper. >> took about three hours. police arrested him at the top of the tower, don sanchez watched from the street below. don is live from mission and fremont with the story. don? >> the street reopened now. the block was closed down. a draw matic climb by the man known as spider dan. dan goodwin, also the skyscraper man is what they call him. it started around 2:00. it would take him three hours, take a look at what it's like. this is
. and that's a young david muir, returning home to syracuse, new york. ron claiborne to oakland. bill weir to milwaukee. and we are going to go all over the country to hear from people about the great ideas they have come up with to revitalize their hometowns. and help their neighbors. and we want to hear about what's happening in your hometown that is working. head to abcnews.com/worldnews. send us pictures, videos and solutions for more jobs, for mortgages and for help and hope for families in this economy. so we hope to see you for that next week and hope to see you again tomorrow night for "world news." until then, good night. >>> a pg&e outreach campaign in the aftermath of the san bruno explosion. a frightening discovery gets attention. >> the mayor questions the spending of stimulus money. why comments are raising eye brows tonight. >> nurses and teachers picket a fund-raiser for republican meg whitman. a campaign getting more negative every 30 seconds. >>> a treatment taking over where diet and exercise often leave off. a method of smoothing out cellulite. >> good evening, details
herself at a loss for words, when she needed them most. here's david muir. >> reporter: arizona governor jan brewer called it a brain-freeze. an awkward silence at the beginning of the first televised debate of arizona's upcoming gubernatorial election. >> we have done everything that we could possibly do. >> reporter: on the radio, she explained it this way. >> my opening was not the finest hour. the longest 16 seconds of my life. >> reporter: but that debate turned from awkward to contentious, when her opponent turned to something that the governor had said, when talking about her immigration bill. speaking of beheadings in the arizona desert. >> it's a good bill. we cannot afford all this illegal immigration and everything that comes with it. everything from the crime, to the drugs and the kidnappings and extortion and the beheadings. >> which beheadings in arizona were you referring to? >> our law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert, either buried or just lying out there having been beheaded. >> reporter: when one of her opponents asked her about it. >> i am calling
of americans now living in poverty. david muir takes a look behind those astonishing numbers. >> reporter: it is the largest number of americans living in poverty since they began keeping track 50 years ago. an increase of 4 million in just one year. >> people who used to be solidly middle class, who are now looking over that cliff into the abyss. >> reporter: the government puts the poverty line at just under $22,000 a year for a family of four. with the recession stealing jobs, the number of americans without health insurance now has climbed to nearly 51 million, 4.4 million more in just a year. the rescue mission in los angeles told us they're seeing it. tents set up for families in the back of their chapel. the number of tents has multiplied from a half dozen a year ago to nearly 60. and something else in the report. more than a third of those in poverty are children. we could not forget that video, the high schoolers in california, the faces behind this new report. >> we're like four months behind rent. and just -- my brothers, they might be homeless pretty soon. >> reporter: we have
rough night a debate that she concedes must have been an episode of brain freeze. here's david muir. >> governor brewer signed tivingt immigration bill in the land. >> good bill. we can not afford all this illegal immigration and everything that comes with it. kidnappings. ex tovrmingts the beheadings, which beheadings are you referring to. our law enforcement agency have found bodies in the desert. either buried or just lying out there that have been beheaded. >>reporter: now up for election the first tell vaseed debate and during the opening remarks. >> we have done everything that we could possibly do -- about. >>reporter: debate then turns contentious when one of the opponent asks about those beheadings. >> i call upon you today to say that there are no beheadings. that was a false statement you know terri i will call you out. >>reporter: she did not address them. afterwards. >> please answer the question. why won't you recant that. do you still belief that. come on governor. >> okay thank you all. >> governor what do you make -- >>reporter: the night was over. david
feet above ground we called him. >> hello, steve. hi, it's david muir in new york. how are you? >> good and you? >> i guess you are just kind of hanging out. >> kind of if you want to call it that. >> reporter: he has been climbing and sleeping on c api tan for three days now. >> more than half way there. >> yes. >> reporter: and none of this is surprising the woman who 15 years ago became steve's wife. >> at first i thought i bet he is having a really hard life and i quickly learned that nothing could be farther from the truth. >> he has taught everyone he knows disabilities doesn't have to limit you. this lesson the tallest of all. >> reporter: your wife is going to see this on tv tonight. what do you want to say to her? >> i love you and i can't wait to get up to the top and get off this rock. >> reporter: a laugh from the exhausted climber still pulling himself up tonight. so many of us now pulling for him. >> wompler grew up in lafayette. he is hoping to raise $2 million for his camp for kids with disabilities. the the camp is in lake tay hoe. if you can help we have information on
, under oath, what happened the night his family was attacked. david muir has the details. >> reporter: he was the only survivor. and later today, dr. william petit is expected to take the stand in the trial of steven hayes, one of two men authorities say killed every member of dr. petit's family, his wife, jennifer and two daughters. >> the families are ready for this process to begin. and our hope is for justice to prevail. >> reporter: petit is supposed to describe for the first time, the home invasion. the sexual assaults. and the fire set to the home. and for the first time, we saw the surveillance image of mrs. petit at the bank. the bank teller that day was among the first to testify. telling the court that mrs. petit's hands were a little shaky. and that the wife said she had to withdraw $15,000 because her family was being held hostage. the bank teller said she alerted the bank manager, who also testified. telling the court that mrs. petit showed pictures of her daughters in her wallet. the court heard the 911 call from the bank manager who described the wife this way. she is petr
just yet. >> you talked to david muir a few days ago, can't wait to get to the top of this thing, now there he is. >> you can't get an image there but it's twice as high as the empire state building. >> congratulations, man. we'll be back with more after this. diabetics on medicare! i'm a diabetic and i want you to know over 230,000 u.s. their diabetic supplies through liberty medical. and that begins with the one touch ultra 2 meter. easy to use, fast results... at no additional cost! liberty helps keep you on track by delivering diabetic supplies to your door...and filing your claims. i never feel i'm going to run out of anything. with liberty i always have someone to talk to and now they refill all my prescriptions. call now to receive a diabetic cookbook free. call to receive the one touch®ulra meter at no additional cost and find out why 230,000 u.s. doctors and over a million people with diabetes trust liberty medical. liberty, we deliver better health. call now. call liberty medical at the number on your screen. when pain keeps you up, nothing is proven to help you fall asleep
. on a bet with his wife, he reinvestigated the case himself. and he is sure of her innocence. david muir has this. the american college student, convicted of murdering her roommate in italy. >> reporter: she is serving a 26-year sentence, convict of murder this morning. amanda knox's mother, celebrating the birthday in that italian president. and they're hoping that dna, or lack thereof, will set amanda free. as amanda knox awaits her appeal in an italian prison, another birthday. turning 23 in july, with her mother, who stravled from seat toll see her daughter. >> amanda and i have spent -- her birthday and mine are a day apart. we spent the last three birthdays together. for her, this year, she got a lot of -- people, the guards and inmates were singing to her. >> reporter: the mother brought the ingredients for crab cakes, making them behind bars. amanda's request for her birthday. we heard of someone else also paying visits. an italian lawmaker, who says he is trying to soothe the diplomatic tensions that erupted along with those worldwide headlines. in more than 20 jailhouse conversatio
thosg vey. david muir, abc news, new york. >>> and international news now. there was a major shake-up this morning in japan's government. prime minister naoto kan took office back in june, and he's now reshuffling his cabinet and promises to make changes to improve the economy there. the entire cabinet resigned to make way for replacements. some lawmakers, though, could be reappointed. >>> there is major progress in plugging the busted gulf oil well once and for all. a relief well was connected to the blown-out well that caused april's environmental disaster. the next step is to seal the broken well from the bottom by pumping mud and cement through the relief wel 206 millalom the broken well pollu >>> the utility pacific gas & electric says it still has not inspected all the necessary parts that it needs to. investigators are now trying to determine why a gas pipeline blew up in suburban san francisco last week. the utility plans to inspect all high-risk gas lines in urban areas. two victims of that san bruno blast, a mother and her 13-year-daugebee re a memorial was held las in sa
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